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Cedar Fair Aquatics and Lifeguard Associate in Muskegon, Michigan

As a member of the Aquatics team at Michigan's Adventure you will have the opportunity to work in one of the following positions: Lifeguard, Aquatics Associate, or Aquatics Team Lead. Each role offers great experience, awesome incentives, and a schedule that is right for you. Michigan's Adventure provides training and certifications for our Lifeguards.

Positions are currently available for those who are 15 or older.

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+ + Ability to tolerate continued use of rescue tube

  • Ability to tolerate frequent use of whistle

  • Ability to tolerate occasional use of vacuum/pool brush, CPR equipment, rescue buoys, back boards, phone

  • Ability to be on time and complete all scheduled shifts

  • Ability to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays to meet business needs

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

  • Ability to work with a diversified work force

  • Ability to carry, push, pull, lift, grip, grasp and hold objects weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time; up to 4.5 hours (minor), 6 hours (major) without a break

  • Ability to sit for moderate periods of time; up to 4.5 hours (minor), 6 hours (major) without a break

  • Ability to walk for moderate periods of time; up to 4.5 hours (minor), 6 hours (major) without a break

  • Ability to bend, twist, kneel, squat, climb, maintain awkward positions and reach above shoulders

  • Ability to demonstrate average manual dexterity, vision, hearing and fitness

  • Ability to work with occasional contact with abrasive/sharp objects, skin irritants and toxic exposure (cleaning supplies)

  • Ability to work with moderate exposure to loud noise and slippery/wet floors

  • Ability to work with the moderate potential of exposure to blood borne pathogens

  • Ability to work with moderate exposure to sun radiation and extreme cold, heat and humidity

    • Pre-requisite skills: Swim a distance of 200 yards using crawl or breast stroke without resting. Complete feet first surface dive and retrieve a 8 lb brick from a depth of 6 feet.
  • Tread water without using arms for 2 minutes

  • Exemplify Cedar Fair cornerstones of Safety, Service, Courtesy, Cleanliness and Integrity

  • Test equipment before opening attractions to guests

  • Perform a "first" ride on slides to ensure proper operation

  • Maintain order of guests waiting to ride and check for and enforce all ride restrictions and recommendations

  • Record ride capacity

  • Observe and assist with loading and unloading of guests safely in and out of attractions

  • Communicate safety regulations with guests

  • Inflate and deflate inner tubes as needed

  • Assist in evacuation of guests from rides as needed

  • Monitor ride continuously for malfunction or safety concerns and communicate to appropriate personnel

  • Must attend four hours of in-service training sessions each month to maintain lifeguard skills and license

  • Perform all duties satisfactorily to meet Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Training Program (E&A ILTP) standards, including CPR and First Aid

  • Perform swimming rescues and spinal injury management satisfactorily to meet E&A ILTP standards

  • Properly use and store rescue equipment

  • Monitor and ensure the safety of guests and co-workers

  • Monitor and enforce waterpark and lifeguard rules

  • Respond to and take appropriate action to resolve concerns and complaints from park guests

  • Keep supervisor/manager informed of situations related to waterpark operation

  • Maintain cleanliness of all work areas and attractions

  • Perform all job duties as assigned

  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.

  • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.

  • Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.

Street: 4750 Whitehall Road

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